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Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Current Affairs Weekly Revision Tit-Bits (1st to 7th October 2017). Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming IBPS PO/Clerk 2017-18 can make use of it.

1). International Day of Older Persons – 01st October
Key Points:

  • On 14th December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons.
  • The theme of the International Day of Older Persons 2017 is “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society.”

2). President Ramnath Kovind inaugurates Shirdi airport in – Maharashtra
Key Points:

  • State – Maharashtra
  • Capital – Mumbai
  • CM – Devendra Fadnavis
  • Governor – Vidyasagar Rao

3). India opens two border crossing points with – Myanmar, Bangladesh
Key Points:

  • Zorinpui was selected for a new land custom station along the Indo-Myanmar border in Mizoram for the Kaladan multi-modal project.
  • Kawarpuchiah is situated in Mizoram along a riverine border with Bangladesh.
  • Country – Myanmar, Naypyidaw, Burmese kyat
  • Country – Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladeshi Taka

4). US central bank fines $175 mn for Lax Forex Oversight to this bank – HSBC
Key Points:

  • Country – United States of America
  • Capital – Washington D.C
  • Currency – US Dollar
  • President – Donald Trump
  • The Federal Reserve System is the privately owned central banking system of the United States.

5). International Day of Non-Violence – 2nd October
Key Points:

  • The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.

6). Temple which has been adjudged best ‘Swachh Iconic Place’ in India – Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple
Key Points:

  • Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple is in Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  • State – Tamil Nadu
  • Capital – Chennai
  • CM – Edappadi K. Palaniswami
  • Governor – Banwarilal Purohit

7). Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be Held in – Hyderabad
Key Points:

  • This year’s theme is “Women First, Prosperity for All” to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit in all its strengths and diversity.
  • State – Telangana
  • Capital – Hyderabad
  • CM – K. Chandrashekar Rao
  • Governor – Ekkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan

8). Foundation stone for the first ever Industrial Training Institute for the Divyangans exclusively was laid at – Dibrugarh ITI Complex at Borboruah, Dibrugarh, Assam
Key Points:

  • State – Assam
  • Capital – Dispur
  • CM – Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Governor – Prof. Jagdish Mukhi

9). State which has launched mid-day Meals Scheme for Pregnant Women – Karnataka
Key Points:

  • The Karnataka government launched the Rs. 302-crore Mathru Poorna scheme, aimed at providing free mid-day meals to pregnant and lactating women in rural areas.
  • The meals, which will be provided in Anganwadi centres, will include an egg, rice, pulses, vegetables, and milk.
  • This is aimed at reducing child malnutrition and in turn curbs infant mortality.
  • State – Karnataka
  • Capital – Bengaluru
  • CM – Siddaramaiah
  • Governor – Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala

10). The first US crude oil cargo of 1(point)6 million barrels bought by Indian Oil Corporation from the US reached at – Paradip Port, Odisha
Key Points:

  • Paradip Port – Odisha
  • State – Odisha
  • Capital – Bhubaneshwar
  • CM – Naveen Patnaik
  • Governor – Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir

11). Country which has Launched ‘World’s Biggest & Most Powerful’ Nuclear Icebreaker – Russia
Key Points:

  • The massive vessel, named Sibir (Siberia), was developed as part of a huge push by the Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation to open up crucial shipping lanes in the icy Northern Sea Route.
  • Country – Russia
  • Capital – Moscow
  • Currency – Russian Ruble
  • President of Russia – Vladimir Putin

12). World Teachers’ Day – 5th October
Key Points:

  • World Teachers’ Day is held annually on 5 October since 1994 to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.
  • The theme of 2017 World Teachers’ Day is “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers”.

13). 8th SAARC Speaker, Parliamentarians Conference held in – Sri Lanka
Key Points:

  • Country – Sri Lanka
  • Capital – Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
  • Currency – Sri Lankan Rupee
  • President of Sri Lanka – Maithripala Sirisena
  • Prime Minister of Sri Lanka – Ranil Wickremesinghe
  • Headquarters of SAARC – Kathmandu, Nepal

14). Reserve Bank of India Opens Branch in – Dehradun
Key Points:

  • The Reserve Bank of India opened a branch in the Dehradun city to make transactions of the Uttarakhand State government more convenient.
  • RBI – Reserve Bank of India
  • Headquarters of RBI – Mumbai
  • Present Governor of RBI – Urjit Patel

15). First ASEAN-India Music Festival held in – New Delhi
Key Points:

  • The theme for this commemorative year is ‘Shared Values, Common Destiny’.
  • CM of New Delhi – Arvind Kejriwal
  • Governor – Anil Baijal

16). Private insurer Tata AIA Life announced the launch of – ‘Eazy Connect’
Key Points:

  • Private insurer Tata AIA Life announced the launch of ‘Eazy Connect’, that will extend online customer service to social media platforms.

17). ISRO to Set up Research Centre in – Guwahati
Key Points:

  • ISRO headquarters – Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Chairman of ISRO – A. S. Kiran Kumar
  • State – Assam
  • Capital – Dispur
  • CM – Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Governor – Jagdish Mukhi

18). The person who Takes Over as New SBI Chairman – Rajnish Kumar
Key Points:

  • He has replaced Arundhati Bhattacharya. She had completed her one-year extended term.
  • New Chairman of SBI – Rajnish Kumar
  • Preceded by – Arundhati Bhattacharya
  • SBI Headquarters – Mumbai
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